The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast
129 - April on the KG Veg Patch
Spring has sprung, and the KG team get together to chat about all the things they have been doing on their plots this month. Steve has been sowing peas, Emma loves her outdoor tomatoes and has some handy top tips while Tony brings us up to date with his very fiery chillies!
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135. 135 - November in the veg garden31:18The KG team take a break from the rain to chat through some of the jobs they’ll be doing in November as well as discussing some of the highs and lows of the season so far – including some mixed reactions to some of the tomato varieties they’ve been trying this year.
134. 134 - Barnsdale Gardens, proud to be peat-free33:48The beautiful Barnsdale Gardens near Oakham in Rutland has been peat-free for more than 30 years after its founder TV gardener Geoff Hamilton, always ahead of his time, started to experiment with peat-free composts. His son and owner of Barnsdale, Nick Hamilton, carries on his work today and with peat-based composts about to be phased out, who better to ask about getting the best from the many new peat alternative composts now appearing in garden centres. KG editor Steve Ott chats to Nick about this plus the organic pest control methods the gardeners use at Barnsdale and picks up some fascinating insights. Find out more about Barnsdale Gardens including opening times, courses and special events: www.barnsdalegardens.co.uk
133. 133 - Nick Fraser of Nunnington Hall - Living Inspiration21:45In our latest podcast KG’s Steve Ott chats to the inspirational head gardener of the National Trust’s Nunnington Hall, Nick Fraser. Thanks to the dedicated work of Nick and his team this gem of a garden in North Yorkshire has become a true haven for wildlife as well as home to a thriving veg plot, orchards, and flower borders. For more information visit: Nunnington Hall | North Yorkshire | National Trust
132. 132 - Sharing a lifetime of gardening knowledge with Terry Walton35:33We chat to Terry Walton, allotment expert from Radio 2’s The Jeremy Vine show for nearly 20 years, author, and passionate gardener about his love of gardening and growing food. Terry offers some great advice for beginners from his plot in the Rhondda Valley where he has produced his own fruit and veg since working a plot on the same site with his father at the age of 4! Terry Walton’s Plotcast launches today (27th July 2023) and will then be weekly, available on BBC Sounds. It will feature down to earth gardening advice with Terry Walton from his allotment in the Rhondda Valley.
131. 131 - Kitchen Garden Magazine interview with Huw Richards25:17The KG team chat to YouTuber and permaculture expert Huw Richards Huw is a renowned food growing expert, prolific YouTuber, best-selling author and leading voice in permaculture. Tony and Steve chat to him about his journey into gardening and his innovative approach to growing food. In conjunction with Huw, Readly, the one stop marketplace for digital magazines, has compiled some fascinating insights into our hobby. For more info check out our website: Kitchen gardens are a gardening priority this year says gardening expert, Huw Richards. Readly is currently giving 2 months of unlimited reading to over 7000 digital magazines and newspapers including Kitchen Garden magazine. To take advantage of this super offer visit: www.readly.com/gardening. Offer open until 31 May 2023.
130 - How to start a new plot with Stephanie Hafferty49:08Join the team as they chat to no dig expert and KG regular Stephanie Hafferty about starting a new plot from scratch. Steph’s down-to-earth advice and relaxed approach is sure to inspire even the most nervous newcomer to get out into the garden and give growing your own a try. If you’d like to hear more from Steph or learn about her courses you can visit her website: Welcome to No Dig Home - Stephanie Hafferty - Organic Gardener You’ll also find a link to her YouTube channel.
128 - An Interview with Helena Dove37:44On this episode of the Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast, we interview kitchen gardener, author, and speaker, Helena Dove.
127 - Mini Veg with Big Benefits06:30The winter may be time to give your veg patch a rest but you can still sow crops galore. Emma Rawlings offers some tips on growing microgreens.(Written by Emma Rawlings, read by Rachel Atkins).